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Re: git commit --interactive patch-mode no longer allows selecting files

On Thu, Mar 09, 2017 at 06:48:58PM +0100, Jörn Hees wrote:

> i'm not entirely sure if this is a bug or intended (couldn't find it in the changelogs though)...
> Before 2.12.0 a `git commit --int` / `git add --int` followed by [p]
> for patch-mode, would allow a numeric selection of the files to patch
> hunks for (this behavior is well documented all over the internet).
> Since 2.12.0 the numeric selection is skipped and automatically drops
> me directly into hunk mode (Mac OS X homebrew).

It's a bug. The fix is in c852bd54bd87fdcdc825f5d45c26aa745be13ba6, but
has not yet been merged to any integration branches. I hope it will make
it into v2.12.1.